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23-year-old kills himself, girlfriend in Lakewood murder-suicide

There is no information on motive at this time.

The Lakewood Police department is investigating a murder-suicide that occurred Friday.

According to reports a father called dispatchers after his 23-year-old son, identified as Amer Ahmad shot his girlfriend at a home on Olivewood Ave.

The father stated that her son had left the home.

As police arrived, they saw Ahmad in the backyard of a neighboring home. Shortly after, a gunshot was heard.

Officials found Ahmad with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ahmad's girlfriend, identified as 21-year-old Sarah Hahmood was transported to Metro Health Medical Center where she died from her injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.